Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Courses

Fall 2021 Registration

Please note, classes will be offered in different modalities:                       In-person only, Zoom only, or Hybrid.

Online Registration: Starts August 2 until August 25.

Phone Assisted Registration: Starts August 18 until August 25 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Please call 305-284-6554 and an OLLI staff member will assist you with your registration.

Registration information and all class information (times, days, overviews, and course descriptions) are available at: olli.dcie.miami.edu  Always check the website for current information and updates.

Scroll down to enroll in the course(s) you would like to take. 

SIG: Current Events (Zoom Only)

Participants in this group should prepare for meetings by brushing up on current topics in the news frequently, bringing not only opinions to the table, but verified facts as well.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/3/2021 Ends : 10/8/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 10/29/2021 Ends : 12/10/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:55 PM
$0

Tai Chi/Qigong (Zoom Only)

Tai Chi is a gentle and graceful movement class based on concepts originating in ancient China and is one of the most effective exercises for the health of the mind and body.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/30/2021 Ends : 10/11/2021
Meets on : Monday, Wednesday
Time : 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
$125
Starts : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Monday, Wednesday
Time : 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
$125

Investments (Zoom Only)

Are you an “expert” investor or have some experience with investing? This is your chance to discuss investment topics and opportunities with fellow OLLI members. Instructors: Mr. Haim Karp and Dr. Ed Harper.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/30/2021 Ends : 10/11/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$55
Starts : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/6/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$55

Acrylic Painting, Advanced (In-Person Only)

Painting with acrylics can be great fun. Come and experience the fun, ease and lack of boundaries this medium and class has to offer.
Starts : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125

Triumph and Tragedy: The Lives of Great Men (In-Person Only)

In this six-week, live costumed performance, historical lecture series, we will examine the lives of various great men in history, as portrayed by actor and historian, Robert Dawson. We will learn of their triumphs, failures, joys and disappointments, their decisions and choices (good or bad), and the events that shaped their lives. Think you know history? You ain’t seen nothing yet!
Starts : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Spanish Basic, Pt. A (Zoom Only)

Introductory Spanish course for Beginners.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/31/2021 Ends : 10/5/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Spanish Basic, Pt. A (Espanol Para Principiantes) (Zoom Only)

In this introductory course for beginners, you will learn the essentials to speak and write in Spanish.
No Scheduled Classes

Spanish Basic, Pt. B (Zoom Only)

Bienvenidos! Welcome to Spanish, Basic, Pt. B. This is a continuation of Spanish, Basic, Pt. A.
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Italian Basic, Pt. A (Zoom Only)

Buon giorno! This course is for NEW students who wish to learn the beautiful language of Italian and who have had little or no prior lessons.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/2/2021 Ends : 10/7/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Understanding the Universe: Quantum Entanglement and the Arrow..

(In-Person Only) Explore two great mysteries of our universe: the nature of time and quantum entanglement. Learn why Einstein said "the distinction between past, present and future is only an illusion." Find out why he called quantum entanglement "spooky action at a distance". This thought-provoking course will challenge your notion of reality.
Starts : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

SIG: Book Club (Zoom Only)

Book Club is a member-driven discussion group facilitated by an OLLI member.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/30/2021 Ends : 10/11/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
Starts : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/6/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0

The Art of Digital Photography (In-Person Only)

Explore South Florida’s imaginative architectural and natural environments through photography.
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$90

Improvisation 101 (Zoom Only)

In this course, you will be inspired to think quickly, use your creativity, and have fun.
Starts : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/6/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Basic IPhone Skills (Zoom Only)

Come learn about APPLE iPhone basic usage skills.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/31/2021 Ends : 10/5/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Chair Yoga (Zoom Only)

Chair Yoga is ideal for the desk-bound, travelers, golfers, and those in rehabilitation or physically challenged. Chair Yoga will introduce you to a series of the most effective yoga stretches, all done from the comfort of your chair.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/31/2021 Ends : 10/5/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$50
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/2/2021 Ends : 10/7/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$50
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$50
Starts : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$50

Italian Basic, Pt. B (Zoom Only)

In this course you will continue learning the basic essentials to speak and write in Italian. This course is designed for students who have completed Italian Basic, Pt. A or for those who have some knowledge of Italian.
Starts : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Italian Intermediate, Pt. D (a continuation of Pt. C)

(Zoom Only) This course is designed for those students who have completed all levels of Italian Basic and Intermediate, Parts A, B and C or for those who are able to use present and past tenses.
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

French Culture Through Film (In-Person Only)

In a series of three French films, this course proposes to show intercultural differences between the French and the American cultures.
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Writer's Workshop (Zoom Only)

This workshop highlights personal writing. It offers peer review, constructive criticism, and an opportunity to read one’s work aloud in a supportive communal setting.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 8/31/2021 Ends : 10/5/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Global Viewpoints (Zoom Only)

This class will cover selected international topics and events involving nations and issues in the Middle East, Asia and Europe.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/30/2021 Ends : 10/11/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/6/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Spanish Intermediate, Pt. B (Zoom Only)

We will focus on grammar, vocabulary development, and speaking. Recommended that you have completed Spanish Intermediate, Pt. A.
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
Starts : 10/29/2021 Ends : 12/10/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Shakespeare Reading Group (Zoom Only)

The class will read one or two Shakespeare plays aloud in their entirety per session. Parts will be assigned and switched frequently, so everyone gets a chance to read major characters.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/3/2021 Ends : 10/8/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$50
Starts : 10/29/2021 Ends : 12/10/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$50

Freestyle Yoga (Zoom Only)

This class and its emphasis are on postural foundation and alignment of the body.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/30/2021 Ends : 10/11/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$80
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/1/2021 Ends : 10/6/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$80
Starts : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/6/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$80
Starts : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$80

Italian Basic Conversation & Grammar (Zoom Only)

The course is taught entirely in Italian and is structured in two parts: 1) reinforcing grammar knowledge, 2) starting to speak, and putting into practice everything learned.
Starts : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Introduction to iPhoneography (Zoom Only)

In this class you will learn how to take and edit photos using your iPhone.
Starts : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/6/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Italian Intermediate, Pt. C (Zoom Only)

This class is intended for students that have already completed Italian Basic, Parts A and B or who are able to use present and past tenses.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/31/2021 Ends : 10/5/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Spanish Intermediate Boot Camp

We offer a (5 day a week) dynamic boot camp for people who already speak some Spanish? Intermediate to advanced speakers meet in the afternoons, Mondays to Fridays from 1:00 to 4:00pm. Join your OLLI friends, and immerse yourself into our Spanish language boot camps this summer!
No Scheduled Classes

SIG: In the News (Zoom Only)

Join this discussion group focused on what’s "in the news" each week.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 8/31/2021 Ends : 10/5/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0

Introduction to Pencil Drawing & Sketching (In-Person Only)

Learn to draw with an emphasis on dry media such as pencil. The class will prepare you to create quick drawings and focus on drawing media, techniques, and subject matter.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/31/2021 Ends : 10/5/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125

Introduction to Pencil Drawing and Sketching (color pencils)

(In-Person Only) You learned to draw in the last session, now in this class, you will work in different mediums.
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125

Intermediate iPhoneography (Zoom Only)

This course is a continuation of the Introduction to iPhoneography class in Fall 1. In this class, you will continue to learn how to take and edit photos using your iPhone.
No Scheduled Classes

Spanish Intermediate, Pt. A (Zoom Only)

This class is for students who have completed Basic Spanish or who are comfortable using the present, present progressive and imperfect tenses of regular and irregular verbs.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/31/2021 Ends : 10/5/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/3/2021 Ends : 10/8/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Constitutional Law (Zoom Only)

Join UM Law School professor, Harvey Sepler, Esq., for this fascinating, educational class on the U.S. constitution.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/1/2021 Ends : 10/6/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
$80
Starts : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
$80

Organizing Your IPhone Photos: Creating Photo Books (Zoom Only

The goal of this course is to learn what to do with the pictures we take with our iPhones, so that we can enjoy the iPhone photo experience from beginning to end, including browsing, organizing and sharing our photos.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/2/2021 Ends : 10/7/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Duke Ellington: Life & Legacy (Zoom Only)

Duke Ellington is considered by many to be one of America's most brilliant jazz composers of the twentieth century. Ellington's classics include "Don't Get Around Much Anymore," "Mood Indigo," and "I Let a Song Get Out of My Heart." Ellington's legacy is that he remains one of the greatest talents in all of jazz, a remarkable feat considering the history of jazz is packed with legendary names. His influence over musicians is as important today as it was during Ellington's time. Click on course title for more details. Instructor: BRIAN MURPHY
Starts : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/6/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Movie Musicals Through the Decades (Zoom Only)

The musical film is a film genre in which songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative, sometimes accompanied by dancing. Join us as we revisit the great musicals of yesterday and yesteryear!
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/30/2021 Ends : 10/11/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Osher Auditing Fee

No Scheduled Classes

Smart Aging in the 21st Century (Zoom Only)

A comprehensive overview that will be a “how to” on the creation of a “living well” plan of all that one needs to know to manage their aging or their loved-one’s aging.
No Scheduled Classes

Western Art, Masters and Masterpieces (Hybrid)

These art history lectures concentrate on various artistic periods of Western Art.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/31/2021 Ends : 10/5/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Cafe Y Conversacion En Español, Pt. 1 (Zoom Only)

A conversation class for high intermediate to advanced students, who would like to improve fluency and expand vocabulary in an informal setting.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/3/2021 Ends : 10/8/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Italian Advanced, Pt. E (Zoom Only)

This course is taught in Italian and is structured in two parts: completing and reinforcing your grammar knowledge and speaking to practice what you have learned. This course is designed for students who have already taken all levels of Italian grammar from Basic through Advanced, Pt. D or for someone that is able to use all tenses except for the subjunctive.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/2/2021 Ends : 10/7/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Coping Skills, Pt. 1 (In-Person Only)

This course teaches coping skills to handle stressful life events more effectively. You will learn and practice skills such as problem-solving, challenging negative thoughts, assertiveness training and anger management. You will also have the opportunity to learn several relaxation techniques.
No Scheduled Classes

SIG: Monday Morning Quarterback - Sports Only (Zoom Only)

Discuss current events in the world of sports.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/1/2021 Ends : 10/6/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
Starts : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0

The Great Depression - Life in the 1930s

(Hybrid) This course will focus on life in America during the Depression years of the 1930s, with emphasis on the politics, economy, people and arts.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/2/2021 Ends : 10/7/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/2/2021 Ends : 10/7/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

New Windows 10 Operating System for Personal Computer

(Hybrid) Learn Windows 10 operating system for your PC.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/30/2021 Ends : 10/11/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/30/2021 Ends : 10/11/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125
Starts : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/6/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125
Starts : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/6/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125

Everyday French For Beginners, Pt. A (Zoom Only)

Do you want to learn French for travel and everyday life? This course is for you.
No Scheduled Classes

Coping Skills, Pt. 2 (Zoom Only)

This course teaches additional coping skills to handle stressful life events more effectively. After this course, you should be better prepared to deal with life’s challenges.
Starts : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Intermediate French, Pt. A (Zoom Only)

This is a course for those who have completed Everyday French for Beginners, Parts A-D, or who can demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/2/2021 Ends : 10/7/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Intermediate French, Pt. B (Zoom Only)

This is a course for those who have completed Everyday French for Beginners, Parts A-D, and Intermediate French, PT. A, or who can demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency. The course is taught entirely in French.
Starts : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Postural Stability, Balance & Mobility (Zoom Only)

According to physical therapists, structural balance is by far the most important thing needed for injury-prevention. Mobility training can improve the range of motion in joints/muscles and it can also assist in improving posture.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/2/2021 Ends : 10/7/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$80
Starts : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$80

Apple Care - Answers to Questions Regarding Apple Devices

(Hybrid) In this course, you will learn how some of your apple devices work. IPhone, IPad, Macbook or Pro, IMac.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/30/2021 Ends : 10/11/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$125
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/30/2021 Ends : 10/11/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$125
Starts : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/6/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$125
Starts : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/6/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$125

SIG: As the "Book" Pages Turn (Zoom Only)

This is a FREE SIG/CLUB where OLLI members chose a book to read and engage in a lively discussion. Whenever possible, the author will be invited to join the group to discuss his/her book.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/1/2021 Ends : 10/6/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0

Fit Mind - Evidence Based Exercises (Zoom Only)

This class will offer a mental and physical workout to sharpen your brain, improve concentration and coordination. Each week you will receive a protocol and a homework assignment to help you improve brain function.
Starts : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$80

Spanish Basic, PT.B (Espanol Para Principiantes) (Zoom Only)

Welcome to Beginning Spanish, PT. B. In this introductory course, you will continue to learn the essentials of the Spanish language in a fun, relaxed environment. Note: This course is taught in English and Spanish.
No Scheduled Classes

Cafe Y Conversacion En Espanol, Pt. 2 (Zoom Only)

A conversation class for high/intermediate to advanced students who would like to improve fluency and expand vocabulary in an informal setting.
Starts : 10/29/2021 Ends : 12/10/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Italian Intermediate & Advanced Conversation & Grammar

(Zoom Only) This course is designed for students who have already attended all levels of Italian grammar or for those who are able to use all tenses properly and feel fluent in the language talking about different topics.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/31/2021 Ends : 10/5/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Advanced Spanish, Pt. A (Zoom Only)

The goal of this course is to help you to improve your Spanish language skills and become a better speaker. The class is taught entirely in Spanish by a native Spanish speaker.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/2/2021 Ends : 10/7/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Advanced Spanish, Pt. B (Zoom Only)

If you already took Advanced Spanish, Part A, this class is for you! You will be introduced to the subjunctive mode as follows: The subjunctive after certain conjunctions, the present perfect subjunctive, the imperfect subjunctive, and the pluperfect tense.
Starts : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Asia and its Position in the New World Order (Hybrid)

In this course, we will examine the socioeconomic, historical, and political environment of specific Asiatic countries.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/1/2021 Ends : 10/6/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/1/2021 Ends : 10/6/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Zendoodle - Patternwork for Meditation and Fun! (Zoom Only)

In this course, you will learn to draw simple patterns to meditate and use the patterns to create beautiful works of art. No meditation or art experience is necessary.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/30/2021 Ends : 10/11/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Beginning Watercolor Painting (Zoom Only)

In this course, you will study the fundamentals of watercolor painting. The course will cover techniques based on the medium of watercolor, artistic styles which are used within the medium, and methods of selecting subject matter that will produce high-quality paintings.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/3/2021 Ends : 10/8/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$90

Write Your Life Story!

In this course, you will compile vignettes and life stories, using prompts to recall your life for posterity and for your family members.
No Scheduled Classes

Advanced French (Zoom Only)

Have you completed all levels of French Intermediate and Advanced French, Pts. 1-3, or are you comfortable with French grammar and conversation? Then, this course is for you!
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/2/2021 Ends : 10/7/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
Starts : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Italian Intermediate Boot Camp

This Boot Camp is designed for those who feel comfortable with a basic level of grammar and want to continue to hone their Italian grammar skills.
No Scheduled Classes

Italian Basic Conversation Boot Camp

This Boot Camp is designed for students who have already attended all levels of Italian grammar or for those who are at an Italian Basic Conversation level.
No Scheduled Classes

Italian Grammar Advanced Boot Camp

This Boot Camp is designed for those who who feel comfortable with an advanced level of grammar and want to continue to hone their Italian grammar skills.
No Scheduled Classes

Italian Advanced Conversation Boot Camp

This Boot Camp is designed for students who have already studied all levels of Italian grammar or for those who are at an Italian Advanced Conversation level.
No Scheduled Classes

Introduction to Drawing (Zoom Only)

This course will consist of six distinct lessons in drawing. By the end of the course, students will learn the various types of traditional drawing media, history of drawing and a litany of skills that will allow them to execute their visions.
Starts : 10/29/2021 Ends : 12/10/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$90

The Patchwork Human: Two Billion Years of Evolution (Zoom Only)

This course will cover selected topics in the last two billion years of evolution that led to modern human beings.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/30/2021 Ends : 10/11/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

British & American Classical Literature (Zoom Only)

In this course, we will explore six authors and read one of their shorter works (under 250 pages). Biographical information and the context of each writer’s time and place will be presented. A lively discussion is a central part of the class.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/30/2021 Ends : 10/11/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/6/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

The Rise & Fall of Ancient Kingdoms, Pt. 1 (Hybrid)

This course focuses on Mesopotamia and what is today, Modern Iraq. We will discuss how the cultures in this region significantly impacted our civilization's economic, social, political, and scientific foundations.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/30/2021 Ends : 10/11/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/30/2021 Ends : 10/11/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

The Impact of Jews on Classical Music, Pt. 1 (Zoom Only)

This six-class course explores the lives and works of musicians who conducted major orchestras, composers who set new rules and performers who gave virtuosity and showmanship another meaning.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/30/2021 Ends : 10/11/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Income Taxes in Retirement (In-Person Only)

The objective of the course is to present, explain and discuss key income tax concepts concerning US individuals in general, but especially retirees, to provide them with valuable knowledge, strategies, tools, and resources to minimize their tax liabilities.
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Pioneers of Rock & Roll (Zoom Only)

Five major artists were seminal in making the music more mainstream for radio and younger audiences in the late 1950’s: Little Richard, Fats Domino, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry and Buddy Holly. These individuals forged the road to assuring the world that “Rock and Roll is here to stay.”
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/31/2021 Ends : 10/5/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Back to Basics: Understanding the Big Artistic Movements

(Hybrid) To appreciate art we do not need to understand it. In order to have a general concept of it, however, it is very helpful to have a timeline and an organized set of characteristics to help us differentiate between artistic movements and styles. Join us as we explore major artistic movements! Note: pay special attention to the dates of the class.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/14/2021 Ends : 10/12/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$60
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/14/2021 Ends : 10/12/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$60
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Philosophy: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (Zoom Only)

In this course, we will examine the originality of Nietzsche’s thought and follow its impact on 20th century philosophy from existentialism to Jungian depth psychology.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 8/31/2021 Ends : 10/5/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

The Klan and Americas Caste System (Zoom Only)

Edward Ball’s unique memoir tracing his family’s KKK roots will be a setup for Isabel Wilkerson’s expansive research in which she compares India’s caste system with the United States’ racist caste system, a system that the Nazis embraced, leading to the Holocaust. We will explore all of this in “Life of a Klansman” by Edward Ball and “Caste” by Isabel Wilkerson.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/1/2021 Ends : 10/6/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Religion in Human Evolution: The Axial Age, Part 1 (Hybrid)

This course is about the evolution of religion from archaic times through the axial age, a period in history from about the 8th to the 5th century BCE, when all the major religions in the world simultaneously reached a new stage of transcendent religious consciousness.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/1/2021 Ends : 10/6/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/1/2021 Ends : 10/6/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Prophecy, Prediction, Science Fiction: A History of the Future

(Zoom Only) This course will examine ancient, medieval and modern forecasts of what the future holds. What did they get right, and wrong? The answers may surprise you!
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/1/2021 Ends : 10/6/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Arabic Advanced/Intermediate, Pt. 3 (In-Person Only)

This course is intended for those who have completed Arabic Advanced Intermediate, PT 2, or who are familiar with the Arabic language and who have mastered the basics.
No Scheduled Classes

Postwar Italian Cinema (Zoom Only)

This course surveys the iconic films and influential directors of postwar Italian cinema. The class is taught in English and all films are in Italian with English subtitles. Only select portions of the films will be viewed in class.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/3/2021 Ends : 10/8/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Latin American Studies I (Zoom Only)

This course will outline many of the theoretical currents of Latin American Studies as a discipline. We will begin by asking the question "What is Latin America?" which is to say, "how did Latin America become Latin America?"
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 9/3/2021 Ends : 10/8/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

The Impact of Jews on Classical Music, Pt. 2 (Zoom Only)

In this six-class course, we continue to explore the lives and works of musicians who conducted major orchestras, composers who set new rules and performers who gave virtuosity and showmanship another meaning. This is Part 2 of the class, but can be taken independently.
Starts : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/6/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Philosophy: Women of Ideas (Zoom Only)

This course will focus on the works and the role of female philosophers in Western culture from the 17th to the 20th century.
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Preserving Your Travel Memories (In-Person Only)

This class is for active & armchair travelers who want to hear/see many of the travel collections from one of the world’s most traveled women. The instructor has traveled to EVERY country in the world and has collected many items which have helped preserve her travel memories.
Starts : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Harper Lee and Courtroom Trials (Zoom Only)

In this course, we will examine, Furious Hours by Casey Cep, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, and as an option, Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee.
Starts : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Religion in Human Evolution: The Axial Age, Part II

(Hybrid) This course is a continuation of Part 1 of Religion in Human Evolution: The Axial Age. In this course, we will examine how these forms of religion culminate in the Axial Age (a time, from roughly the 8th to the 5th centuries BCE).
Starts : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

A Taste for History: How Food Explains the World (Zoom Only)

This course will offer a culinary approach to world history, examining the role that food has played at various historical flashpoints, engendering migration of peoples, the rise and fall of civilizations, and inspiring technological innovation from ancient times to the present.
Starts : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Two Generations, Two Decades: How the World War Generation (1938

(Hybrid) We will revisit two of the nation’s most critical decades (1950s & 60s) in an informative, educational, enlightening, and entertaining multimedia class.
Starts : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Investing In Commercial Real Estate (In-Person Only)

The course will begin with the instructor’s Big Six Formula for Achieving Wealth in Real Estate, which concentrates on income properties. You will learn the advantages of investment real estate compared to other investments.
Starts : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Arabic Advanced/Intermediate, Pt. 4

This course is intended for those who have completed Arabic Advanced Intermediate, Pts. 2 & 3, or who are familiar with the Arabic language and who have mastered the basics.
No Scheduled Classes

Merging Stylistic Trends in the Works of Vivaldi, Handel, and JS

(Zoom Only) Merging vocal and instrumental styles was a pivotal concept in the music of late Baroque, This fascinating compositional resourcefulness will be demonstrated in select works by Vivaldi, Handel, and JS Bach.
Starts : 10/29/2021 Ends : 12/10/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Contemporary Italian Cinema (Zoom Only)

This course surveys the award-winning films and visionary directors of Italian cinema from the 1990s to the present day. The class is taught in English and all films are in Italian with English subtitles. Only select portions of the films will be viewed in class.
Starts : 10/29/2021 Ends : 12/10/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Art, Culture & Myths of the Northwest Coast, Hopi & Navajo Tribe

(Zoom Only) This course will compare and contrast the art, culture and myths of three very different tribal groups – the Northwest Coast, Hopi and Navajo. Lectures will be extensively illustrated with artifacts, both historic and contemporary, primarily from the instructors’ collection.
Starts : 10/29/2021 Ends : 12/10/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Latin American Studies II (Zoom Only)

In this course, we will continue to outline many of the theoretical currents of Latin American Studies as a discipline. We will continue to be introduced to different approaches in LAS, including visual and literary arts, sexuality and gender, colonialism and history, transnationalism, and indigeneity.
Starts : 10/29/2021 Ends : 12/10/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80